A Symbol of Hope for Haiti


….in the main commercial district, a few blocks east of the sea, a huge and beloved 19th-century bazaar called the Marché en Fer, or Iron Market, has risen again, its whimsical exterior, including clock tower and four minarets, gleaming with fresh paint. In the coming days, this wonderland of commerce — once packed with nearly a thousand merchants selling art, pigeons, turtles, dried starfish, herbs, potions, perfumes, produce and cheap Chinese housewares — will bustle back to life.


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